Posts with the Tag 'Berkeley'

It has been several years since we went to the Berkeley Kite Festival so time to make another visit. As it does not open until 10 am we did not have to leave home at the crack of dawn. Tomate Cafe, which was our breakfast destination, opens at 8 so we left home a little […]

We decided to find somewhere different in Berkeley for Breakfast. Tom found one on line which served steel-cut oatmeal and he sent me the details. The name looked familiar so I checked ny old notebooks. Sure enough, Tomate Cafe was there. We visited way back in March 2003. Back then I kept a breakfast journal […]

After breakfast at Bette’s Oceanview Diner, we took a short drive over the railroad tracks and around an industrial part of town.    The UC Botanical Gardens do not open until 9, so we had some time to kill.  This being Berkeley, we saw a couple of avant garde traveling homes.  One was an old […]

It was a very foggy day and driving was difficult in places.  It was a ‘Spare the Air’ day – no wood burning allowed in the Bay Area until midnight. We are returning to Bette’s Oceanview Diner in Berkeley as it has been a couple of years since we were last here  (here’s our take on […]

We have had this date in our diary for some time now and were both looking forward to it.  I have only been once before and enjoyed it very much.  The night before though there was some doubt as to whether we would actually be able to go.  We had nine cubic yards of cedar bark delivered and spent […]

Before we left this morning, I looked up breakfast places in Berkeley.  We usually eat at Bette’s Ocean View Diner but decided to try somewhere different today.  Cafe Durant was well recommended so we programed the address into Mollie (affectionate term for our GPS) and set off. (click on the thumbnails for a larger version) […]

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